Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara
Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara (The pain of love is sweet sweet, lovely lovely) is an Indian drama television series produced by Rajshri Productions. It aired from 18 June 2012 to 1 November 2014 on Star Plus weekdays at 10 pm IST. It starred Disha Parmar and Nakuul Mehta as Pankhuri Gupta and Aditya Kumar.
Pankhuri Gupta is a small town simple girl from Kullu who strongly believes in relationships. Aditya Kumar, a rich city boy lives in Mumbai and has grown up cynical about relationships having seen his parents Avantika and Harish separated for 20 years.
Purushottam visits Pankhuri's family in Kullu, determining to get her married to Aditya and feeling that Pankhuri can reunite and stitch the broken threads of his disunited family. Instead, Avantika arranges Aditya's engagement to the Mumbai-based Latika Bafna who only wants the Deewans' money.
Pankhuri is offered a job in Mumbai. Purushottam insists she stay at the Deewan mansion. Pankhuri and Aditya become best friends. Latika tries to drive them apart. Aditya's attitude gradually changes. Anuj and Sheela help arrange Pankhuri's marriage to Shivam Mehta.
Pankhuri agrees to marry Shivam for her family's happiness. Latika tries to ruin the wedding prompting Shivam to leave. Aditya steps in and marries Pankhuri. After many efforts on her part, Avantika accepts her. Anuj, Sheela and Rubal want the Deewans' property. Kaira arrives.
Rubal marries Latika. Kaira avoids talking to Purushottam thinking he killed his wife Kaushalya. This misunderstanding that gets cleared after many complicated truths. Anuj changes completely; he starts showing love and care for his Purushottam and Avantika by handing the reins of the business to Avantika and Aditya, that he had usurped.
It is revealed Aditya was accidentally responsible for the death of Kaushalya who was in coma, when he was a young boy. Taking advantage of this, Rubal transfers the properties to his name. After learning the truth of Kaushalya's mysterious death, Kaira apologises to Purushottam.
The Deewans are reunited after many ups and downs. The differences and misunderstandings between the Deewan family members sort out. Preeti marries Sameer. Purushottam dies peacefully in his sleep after uniting his family with Pankhuri's painstaking help.
After Purushottam's demise, Manik and his family invite themselves to live in the Deewan mansion. Latika joins Manik in his ulterior plans and undergoes an abortion but feigns a miscarriage blaming Pankhuri. Aditya is sent to jail framed for possessing fake notes and illegal drugs and divorces Pankhuri.
Later, Manik decides to reform and so does his family. Rubal and Sheela also reform. Rubal divorces Latika and falls in love with Payal Talwar whom he marries. Pankhuri and Aditya remarry while Kaira marries Varun. The family unites with Aneesha who returns from Australia after many decades.
Vikram wants to use Kaira to take revenge on the Deewans after a business decision by Avantika affects him negatively. The family eventually manages to settle the problem. Aditya and Pankhuri end up having an argument. While Pankhuri goes off to Kullu, she and Aditya patch over the phone just before disappears in a landslide.
Two years laterEdit
Harish meets Pankhuri's doppelganger Ayesha on a shooting trip to Lucknow. Harish uses her to bring Aditya out of the belief that Pankhuri is still alive but the plan flops. Aditya realises Ayesha is not Pankhuri and still believes that Pankhuri is alive. Ayesha falls in love with Aditya.
Aarif blackmails Ayesha that she has to marry him. Aditya gets Aarif arrested. Nilofer forces Aditya to marry Ayesha. He agrees and does so but Avantika refuses to accept Ayesha as her daughter-in-law. Ayesha faces many problems and is soon accepted by Avantika.
Discovered alive, Pankhuri in a coma. On waking up, she reveals of being abducted for jewellery. The culprits are caught. Ayesha leaves to pursue her dream of becoming a designer. Aneesha accompanies her. Avantika's past affair is revealed when Ayush comes to live with the Deewan family.
Eventually, Harish accepts Ayush as his stepson. The show ends on a happy note with Pankhuri becoming pregnant and everyone in the family reuniting: thus, fulfilling the dream of being a united family that the late Purushottam had always dreamt of.
- Disha Parmar as Pankhuri Kumar (née Gupta) – Ambika and Diwakar's daughter; Aditya's wife / Ayesha Khan – Nilofer's daughter; Nafisa and Rukhsaar's sister; Aditya's second wife
- Nakuul Mehta as Aditya Kumar – Avantika and Harish's son; Pankhuri's husband; Ayush's half-brother
- Mukesh Khanna as Purushottam Deewan – Jagdish's friend; Manik's brother; Kaushalya's husband; Avantika, Anuj and Preeti's father; Aditya, Rubal and Kaira's grandfather
- Manasi Salvi as Avantika Deewan – Kaushalya and Purushottam's daughter; Anuj and Preeti's sister; Harish's wife; Aditya and Ayush's mother
- Nitesh Pandey as Harish Kumar – Sukhmani's son; Avantika's husband; Aditya's father; Ayush's step-father
- Mehul Buch as Anuj Deewan – Kaushalya and Purushottam's son; Avantika and Preeti's brother; Sheela's husband; Rubal and Kaira's father
- Sonali Naik as Sheela Deewan – Anuj's wife; Rubal and Kaira's mother
- Ashlesha Sawant as Preeti Deewan – Kaushalya and Purushottam's daughter; Avantika and Anuj's sister; Kailash's former lover; Sameer's wife
- Vijayendra Kumeria as Sameer Deshpande – Nirmala and Sadanand's son; Preeti's husband
- Khushwant Walia as Rubal Deewan – Sheela and Anuj's son; Kaira's brother; Latika's ex-husband; Payal's husband
- Monica Khanna as Payal Deewan (née Mittal) – Rubal's wife; Kamini and Govardhan's niece
- Prinal Oberoi as Kaira Dhanrajgir (née Deewan) – Sheela and Anuj's daughter; Rubal's sister; Manan's ex-girlfriend; Varun's wife
- Prashant Upadhyay as Varun Dhanrajgir – Kaira's husband; Vikram's brother
- Mehmood Junior as Shankar aka Shanky – Caretaker of the Deewan family and mansion
- Kanwarjit Paintal as Jagdish Prasad Gupta – Purushottam's friend; Mohina's husband; Diwakar, Pushkar and Kailash's father; Pankhuri and Neha's grandfather
- Kunwar Aziz Ustahi as Diwakar Prasad Gupta – Pankhuri's father; Ambika's husband; Mohina and Jagdish's son; Pushkar and Kailash's brother
- Leena Prabhu as Ambika Gupta (née Kaneria) – Pankhuri's mother; Diwakar's wife; Govardhan's sister
- Unknown as Pushkar Gupta – Mohina and Jagdish's son; Diwakar and Kailash's brother; Sushma's husband; Neha's father
- Ajita Kulkarni as Sushma Gupta – Pushkar's wife; Neha's mother
- Abir Goswami / Vimarsh Roshan as Kailash Gupta – Mohina and Jagdish's son; Diwakar and Pushkar's brother; Preeti's former lover; Vedika's husband
- Unknown as Vedika Gupta – Kailash's wife
- Manish Khanna as Govardhan Kaneria – Ambika's brother; Kamini's husband
- Bharti Sharma as Kamini Kaneria – Govardhan's wife
- Shreya Arora/Urmila Tiwari as Neha Gupta – Sushma and Kailash's daughter; Naman's wife
- Anubhav Krishna Srivastava as Naman Kapoor – Neha's husband
- Prateek Shukla as Shivam Mehta – Naman's cousin; Pankhuri's ex-fiancé
- Rita Bhaduri as Mohina Devi (cameo appearance) – Jagdish's wife; Diwakar, Pushkar and Kailash's mother; Pankhuri and Neha's grandmother
- Meenkashi Sethi as Sukhmani Devi – Harish's mother; Aditya's grandmother
- Yashashri Chiplunker as Payal Sharma – Harish's sister's daughter
- Nandita Puri as Kaushalya Deewan (cameo appearance) – Purushottam's wife; Avantika, Anuj and Preeti's mother; Aditya, Rubal and Kaira's grandmother; Anisha's sister
- Rajlaxmi Solanki as Nirmala Deshpande – Sadanand's wife; Sameer's mother; Kaushalya's former nurse
- Kuldeep Mallik as Sadanand Deshpande – Nirmala's husband; Sameer's father
- Apurva Agnihotri as Vikram Dhanrajgir – Varun's brother; Amrita's husband
- Aleeza Khan as Amrita Dhanrajgir – Vikram's wife
- Kunika as Anisha Waterson – Kaushalya's sister
- Raj Singh as Manan Modi – Kaira's ex-boyfriend
- Alefia Kapadia as Latika Bafna – Aditya's ex-fiancé; Rubal's ex-wife
- Priyanka Nayyar as Nisha Bafna – Latika's mother
- Nikhil Sharma as Ayush Kumar – Avantika's son; Harish's step-son; Aditya's half-brother
- Anil Dhawan as Manik Deewan – Purushottam's brother; Manorama's husband; Kapil and Revati's father
- Suchitra Bandekar as Manorama Deewan – Manik's wife; Kapil and Revati's step-mother
- Alekh Sangal as Kapil Deewan – Manik's son; Manorama's step-son; Revati's brother; Anuradha's husband
- Harsha Khandeparkar as Anuradha Deewan aka Roshni – Kapil's wife
- Sonali Nikam as Revati Deewan – Manik's daughter; Manorama's step-daughter; Kapil's sister
- Aparna Ghoshal as Nilofer Khan – Nafisa, Ayesha and Rukhsaar's mother
- Monica Murthy as Rukhsaar Khan – Nilofer's daughter; Ayesha and Nafisa's sister
- Divjot Sabarwal as Nafisa Khan – Nilofer's daughter; Ayesha and Rukhsaar's sister
- Worshipp Khanna as Toby
- Nivaan Sen as Sahil
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